09/17/2013 12:36 pm ET

'Law & Order: SVU' Premiere Preview: Benson Is In For The Fight Of Her Life (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

The wait is almost over for "Law & Order: SVU" fans anxious to discover the fate of Detective Olivia Benson in the "SVU" Season 15 premiere, titled "Surrender Benson."

In the exclusive preview above, Benson (Mariska Hargitay) is bound and bruised, but the fight hasn't left the fearless detective. Her captor William Lewis (Pablo Schreiber) may have the upper hand, but Benson is pulling out all the stops to keep herself alive.

"I'm an NYPD detective. My partner, my squad, the entire department will hunt you down. You think that you've put people through hell? It will rain back down on you," Benson says.

In an interview with HuffPost TV, Hargitay said the Season 15 premiere of "SVU" was the "hardest thing I've ever done, without a doubt." For more from Hargitay, click over here to read her HuffPost TV interview.

"Law & Order: SVU" Season 15 premieres Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC.

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